Advent calls us to look forward. Place not your trust in the deception of human progress but the coming judgment and righteousness of God. This sermon was delivered at Leichhardt Uniting Church on the first Sunday of Advent 2018. “O my God, in you I trust”Read More
Text and audio of a sermon I gave on the 25/09 at North Ryde Uniting Church. The readings were:
Jer 32:1-3a, 6-15, 1 Tim 6:6-19, Lk 16:19-31
"... if your hope is in money and the things it can achieve, how can you ever give it away… no one chooses to diminish their source of hope."Read More
Notes from a workshop I ran as part of a series on the relationship/interplay between Deconstruction and Christianity for my work with the Chaplaincy at Mac Uni. This was the opening session, introducing a number of the concepts and exploring faith, hope, and love as "unconditional" (undeconstructable) compared to their "conditioned" (constructed) counterparts belief, expectation, reciprocity.
"That is a hope I hold, but that hope might be dashed, it might not be realised – that is why it is hope and not expectation, I’m hoping in a possibility… and I believe that this is the kind of hope that we as Christians are called to have..."Read More
Radical Theology has a lot to say about hope - the "quintessential postmodern virtue" (Caputo). So what are some of the characteristics of this virtue? What is the nature of the hope that Radical Theology espouses?Read More